The benefits of the Diploma in Multi Purpose Health Worker(Male) programme are:
- The MPHW has a great value at the places of emergency health problems or a disaster where the hospitals and medical facilities are not available.
- It provide basic maternal and child health care including immunization service, family health care, and family planning services.
- The objective of MPHW is to impart knowledge and skill sets to equip them to carry out core activities in the field of prevention and control of diseases of public health importance.
- After completion of this diploma, the candidates get various job opportunities to perform basic health care activities, carry out nutrition and health education initiatives.
The programme is of 18 months including 6 months internship/training. The examinations are held annually.
The candidates who join this MPHW course, are trained in the basic concepts of various medical subjects including pharmacy, psychology, microbiology, nutrition, medicine, surgery, dentistry, midwifery, hygiene, sociology, fundamentals of nursing, medical-surgical nursing, maternal health nursing, communicable disease control, nursing or allied health professions, communication skills, general foundation course, anatomy, physiology, family planning / welfare activities and environmental sanitation, child health nursing, community health nursing etc.